With unflinching gaze and uncompromising intensity Julius Evola analyzes the spiritual and cultural malaise at the heart of Western civilization and all that. Revolt Against the Modern World has ratings and 34 reviews. Chris said: Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola is a book so breathtaking, so. REVOLT AGAINST THE MODERN WORLD. A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO Julius EVOLA. He sees it as the highest of devotions, precisely because it places .

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Parricide presumably by destroying the man who serves the maternal interest and moderj can in fact signify spiritual autonomy. Then the Church became the equal of the Holy Roman Empire.

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But Evola takes it several steps further in a defending the Hindu caste system and in an open attack on Christianity. There is no way to avoid falling all the way to the bottom of the cycle.

Evola says much the same: Thus began the Silver Age, which was also the Mocern of Atlantis. The chivalric cult of love expressed a devotion to Sophia which might be evoked by an actual woman, of course.

Revolt Against the Modern World

Indeed, anyone who puts forward a spiritual argument for destroying the modern, scientific, capitalist world is echoing some of Evola’s key themes. War reenacts the victory of masculine, solar, Olympian order against lunar, Titanic chaos.


Some stories say that Mussolini always spoke of Evola with respect; other say he was terrified of Evola’s magical powers. The second part, mofern far as I can see, takes a different course in that it very much does profess to deal with actual historic events.

On a very basic level, Evola never explains what exactly Tradition is.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Though “Revolt Against the Modern World” is definitely a more striking title.

Evola dislikes Christianity because it relativised the warrior caste society, or so he thinks. Dec 02, Isen rated it did not like it. The first half is enough to teach you everything about the perennial mindset.

This is why the early Church was persecuted. Knighthood originally was a universal ordination.

That is their authority. Evola had a great knowledge of this matter and he uses his knowledge to strengthen his own agenda. The later saw the beginning, at first in noble form, of devotional religion.

This was the spirit of the South. He used hallucinogenic drugs.


There was no progress; there was no learning. Prophetism is rebellious, anti-hieratic by nature.

Law has to have a divine character. This is a somewhat significant departure from Nietzsche’s conception of the oppositional Priestly and Knightly-aristocratic classes. Agreeing with the Hindu philosophers that history is the movement of huge cycles and that we are now in the Kali Yuga, the age of dissolution and decadence, Evola finds revolt to be the only logical response for those who oppose the materialism and ritualized meaninglessness of life in the twentieth century.

Every American should read it and weep. Quite challenging in parts, and you’ll get a nice little survey of your ancient comparative mythology coming out of this well, nothing coming out of those children of Lemuria, but anyway. Metternich was the last great European.

Revolt Against the Modern World by Julius Evola

It borrowed from only the decadent phase of antiquity. As early asconsecration was declared to be no longer necessary to create an emperor. Dies irae veniendum est.

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